China stocks fell Monday, weighed down by financials, due to worries over heightened US trade tensions, although upbeat trade data narrowed losses.
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.9%, to 5,022.24, while the Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.8% to 3,416.60.
The tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext slipped 0.2%, while STAR50 index added 0.1%.
Japan shares closed lower Monday, with the Nikkei pulling back from a more than 29.5 yr high, as 5 straight wks of gainers raised some concerns of an overheating market and spurred investors to book some profits.
The Nikkei index fell 0.76% to 26,547.44, after hitting its highest mark since April 1991 at the open. The broader Topix lost 0.86% to 1,760.75.
Australian shares marked a fresh 9-month high Monday as a red-hot rally in iron ore prices showed no signs of easing and lifted heavyweight mining stocks for a 5th session running.
The S&P/ASX 200 index settled higher 0.6% at 6,675, after having earlier climbed as much as 1.2% to its highest since 27 February
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.2% to close at 12,631.38.
Data as of 7 December 2020. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:45am EST||153.97||-1.35||-0.87%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||3:59am EST||326.73||-4.13||-1.25%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||4:18am EST||1,551.44||+10.84||+0.70%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||1:15am EST||26,547.44||-203.80||-0.76%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:08am EST||26,506.85||-329.07||-1.23%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||12:54am EST||6,908.90||+43.60||+0.64%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||4:03am EST||2,745.44||+13.99||+0.51%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||4 Dec 2020||1,449.83||+11.51||+0.80%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:14am EST||5,930.76||+120.28||+2.07%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||6 Dec 2020||7,203.67||+69.11||+0.97%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:59am EST||3,416.60||-27.98||-0.81%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||4:33am EST||45,419.24||+339.69||+0.75%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||6 Dec 2020||1,622.89||+1.04||+0.06%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||3 Dec 2020||272.62||-0.80||-0.29%|
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